Shoiab Is A Freak

And speaking of chuckers, I always suspected Shoaib, as did Michael Holding (who conducted the ICC’s review and whose own action was regularly rated as the most elegant ever). But Shoaib always claimed that he never bent his arm; it simply looked like that because of something called “hyperextension,” which is a fancy word for a double-jointed elbow. Whereas most people must consciously bend at their elbow to get the chucker’s pace, Shoaib bends backwards — in order words, it doesn’t bend at all.

First, here’s what his bowling looks like. Highly suspect:

But have a look at this, and you realize that we’re not dealing with something human:

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